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Dan Berggren.  Photo: TAUNY
Dan Berggren. Photo: TAUNY

Preview: Dan Berggren at TAUNY

Singer-songwriter Dan Berggren shares new music from his latest CD, Tongues in Trees, at TAUNY in Canton on Saturday night (7 pm). The new recording marks Berggren's 40th year as an award-winning musician. His songs explore the many dimensions of home, hard working folks, taking care of the planet and each other.

Berggren's musical career began in 1973 while serving in the army based in Germany. He told Todd Moe he was hired by Air Canada to be a troubadour, traveling around Germany singing American folksongs.  Go to full article
Dan Berggren       (Ralph Rosenthal Photo)
Dan Berggren (Ralph Rosenthal Photo)

Adk Folk Song Included in New Textbook

A folk song by Adirondack balladeer Dan Berggren will be included in a new Social Studies primer for fourth graders in New York. Here's to You, which is a musical tribute to the people of the mountains, was composed in 1992 to commemorate the centennial of the Adirondack Park. The book's authors call it "a perfect Social Studies song". Todd Moe talks with Dan Berggren about his musical contribution.  Go to full article

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